FASHION INCUBATION
PROGRAMME


INTRODUCTION

FIP is an advanced business of fashion incubator for ardent fashion talents and brands. 15 designers will be selected to join a 2-year programme over a 3-year period. FIP aggregates expert business and technical advisory, resources, tools & technical expertise and support to nurture a new generation of fashion designers and design entrepreneurs. FIP Designers will grow through personal development, creative confidence, contents, contexts, authenticity and conscious leadership.

For whom is FIP?
Open to 5 fashion brands per year (or 15 over 3 years), FIP welcomes emerging fashion brands and talented, committed design entrepreneurs to apply to join the programme.


PROGRAMME
OFFERINGS

(Total amount earmarked: budgetary around HK$730K for each FIP Designer)

For those selected into the programme and paying a monthly participation fee of HK$1,700 throughout 2 years, each FIP Designer will be entitled the following over the 2-year incubation period:

Access to Studio Space

At Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA), Kowloon Bay (or other assigned spaces as designated by HKDC)

Co-creation Projects & Collaboration

Through creativity and innovation by way of experimentation, technical and artistic exploration, and cross-overs, projects and collaborations will help FIP Designers to create strong differentiation factors, enhance their market attractiveness and open up more new creative and business opportunities. To kick start development, FIP Designers will have a claimable project fund according to approved project proposal(s) to a maximum amount of HK$210K.

Fashion Marketing and Promotion Support

Fashion marketing and promotion support will include but not limited to press releases, media interviews, marketing, branding support, etc. as organised by FIP Secretariat.

Entrepreneurship Empowerment, Training and Mentorship

FIP Secretariat will organise mentorship on regular and ad hoc basis, and learning and exchange opportunities in areas across business planning, marketing & sales, branding, contracts & IP management.

Fashion and Tech Intelligences

FIP Designers will have access to databases and other resource centres or networks as organised by FIP Secretariat.


APPLICATION
PROCEDURE

STEP 1

Submission of Application Form for Expression of Interest

STEP 2

Attend Due-Diligence Meeting

STEP 3

Submission of Project Proposal with project ideas, knowledge and skills gaps identified, and potential partners for the project. Then present the project idea at FIP Assessment Panel

STEP 4

Results Announcement

Please read FIP Application Guideline for more details
For enquiries, please contact FIP Secretariat at fip@hkdesigncentre.org / 3793 8407

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FIP DESIGNERS

Aries Sin


MODEMENT

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Cynthia Mak & Xiao Xiao


CYNTHIA & XIAO

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Fiona Lau & Kain Picken


FFIXXED STUDIOS

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Polly Ho & Andy Wong


LOOM LOOP

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Yeung Chin


YEUNG CHIN

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Maggie Tse


a o g p

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Angus Tsui


ANGUS TSUI

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Derek Chan


DEMO.

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